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New York Times, Thursday, August 18, 1966

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,214
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1. Business letter abbreviation. : INST
5. Bankrolls: Slang. : WADS
9. Bright red. : FLAME
14. Slangy denial. : NOPE
15. Inter ___. : ALIA
16. Shade of blue. : ROYAL
17. Drama at the ball park. : GRANDSLAM
19. Lincoln Center treat. : OPERA
20. Finishes. : ENDSUP
21. Noises. : POPS
23. Middle man: Abbr. : AGT
24. Poetic time of day. : EEN
25. Not in love. : HEARTFREE
27. Questioning adverb. : HOW
29. 19th cen. Irish statesman. : PARNELL
30. Initials of 1945. : UNO
31. Containers. : URNS
32. Fraction. : PIECE
35. Applied a color. : PURPLED
37. Having waterways. : CANALED
39. Ray. : SKATE
40. Tidal wave. : BORE
41. Numerical prefix. : UNI
42. Garment feature. : ARMHOLE
44. Odd man's position in a tournament. : BYE
45. Diamond ___, gourmet treat. : TERRAPINS
48. Mornings, for short. : AMS
50. Grain. : RYE
51. "___ deal." : ITSA
52. Shoe of a kind. : BOOTEE
55. Pushes. : URGES
57. Opening play, in a game. : SNEAKLEAD
59. One sixtieth of a dram. : MINIM
60. Name meaning "the helper." : EZRA
61. Pool. : TARN
62. Hammer heads. : PEENS
63. Cupid and others. : DANS
64. State: Abbr. : OKLA
1. Current playwright. : INGE
2. Urth or Sculd. : NORN
3. Initial effort. : SPADEWORK
4. Present, for one. : TENSE
5. Insect. : WASP
6. Total. : ALL
7. Nursery items. : DIAPERS
8. Pacific islander. : SAMOAN
9. Depth to which cold penetrates the soil. : FROSTLINE
10. Hang downward. : LOP
11. "For ___ and a day." : AYEAR
12. Girl's nickname. : MARGE
13. Make joyful. : ELATE
18. Grayish brown. : DUN
22. Fit out. : PREPARE
25. American jurist. : HAND
26. Type of circus performer. : FLEA
27. Word used to urge on a horse. : HUP
28. Task. : ONUS
29. Appropriate. : PREEMPT
31. Extreme points of view. : ULTRAISMS
33. Restaurant order. : CLUBSTEAK
34. Counting-out word. : EENY
36. TV's Jack. : PAAR
37. Gaps between mountains. : COLS
38. Cube. : DIE
40. Gold mine. : BONANZA
43. Disapproved vocally. : HISSED
45. No ___. : TRUMP
46. Nest on a cliff. : EYRIE
47. Reign: Fr. : REGNE
48. Astronaut's "all's well." : AOK
49. Much, in music. : MOLTO
52. Cote sounds. : BAAS
53. Warren. : EARL
54. First name in poetry. : EDNA
56. German article. : EIN
58. Sea bird. : ERN

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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